Community Supports

Community Supports (CS) are part of a state Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) initiative called California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM). CS are optional, non-traditional services that address social determinants of health.


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Community Health Worker (CHW) services

CHW services are preventive health services delivered by a CHW to prevent disease, disability, and other health conditions or their progression; to prolong life; and to promote physical and mental health.

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Homeless & Housing Support Services

Includes services to help members who are homeless to find housing and maintain safe and stable tenancy

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Recuperative Care

Short-term residential care for individuals experiencing homelessness and need to heal from an injury or illness

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Medically Tailored Meals

Home-delivered meal programs that aims to improve health outcomes and address barriers associated with food insecurity

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Housing Deposits

Assists with identifying, coordinating, securing, or funding one-time services and modifications necessary to enable a person to establish a basic household that do not constitute room and board

What is Housing Deposits?

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Sobering Centers

Alternative destinations for individuals who are found to be publicly intoxicated and would otherwise be transported to the emergency department or jail

Find Out About Centers

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Personal Care and Homemaker Services

Supports individuals who need assistance with daily activities, such as bathing, getting dressed, personal hygiene, cooking and eating

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Respite Services

Short-term services provided to caregivers of those who require occasional temporary supervision to give relief to the caregiver

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Environmental Accessibility Adaptations

Physical adaptations to a home to ensure the health and safety of the beneficiary and may include ramps and grab bars

Learn more about EAA

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Upcoming Launches

L.A. Care will add additional Community Supports programs at later go-live dates

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